The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Tester role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Tester
Rank 591 565 535
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 28 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.071% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.075% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 25
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £221 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £313
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Mobile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 28 £325 -0.07% 9
London -12 13 £325 -3.77% 5
South East 0 9 £363 +20.83%
West Sussex - 8 £363 -
Crawley - 8 £325 -
Gatwick - 3 £363 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £318 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £331 - 2
Staffordshire - 2 £318 -
Yorkshire - 2 £331 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £318 -
City of London +34 1 £400 +22.88% 1
Manchester -17 1 £350 +69.69%
North West -18 1 £350 +69.69%
South West - 1 £175 -
Somerset - 1 £175 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £325 - 2
Bath - 1 £175 -

Mobile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mobile Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Mobile Tester in their job title.

1 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (61.90%) Apple iOS
3 36 (57.14%) Android
4 34 (53.97%) Mobile App
5 26 (41.27%) QA
6 19 (30.16%) Selenium
7 18 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 18 (28.57%) Appium
8 17 (26.98%) Cucumber
9 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
10 14 (22.22%) SQL
10 14 (22.22%) BDD
10 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 13 (20.63%) Calabash
12 12 (19.05%) Black-Box Testing
13 11 (17.46%) Regression Testing
14 10 (15.87%) Scrum
14 10 (15.87%) Java
14 10 (15.87%) Open Source
15 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
15 9 (14.29%) Defect Management
16 8 (12.70%) Manual Testing
16 8 (12.70%) User Experience
16 8 (12.70%) Mobile Application Development
16 8 (12.70%) JIRA
17 7 (11.11%) WebDriver
18 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
18 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
18 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
18 6 (9.52%) Defect Tracking

Mobile Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mobile Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Mobile Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) 2G
2 1 (1.59%) 3G
2 1 (1.59%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.59%) 4G
2 1 (1.59%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Big Data
1 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) Selenium
2 18 (28.57%) Appium
3 17 (26.98%) Cucumber
4 13 (20.63%) Calabash
5 8 (12.70%) JIRA
6 7 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.35%) Xcode
8 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.59%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.59%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.59%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.59%) Hudson
9 1 (1.59%) JBehave
9 1 (1.59%) RubyGems
9 1 (1.59%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (6.35%) Retail
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.17%) iOS SDK
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) JSON
3 1 (1.59%) REST
3 1 (1.59%) RESTful
3 1 (1.59%) WPF
3 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (53.97%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.70%) User Experience
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.17%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.59%) Handset
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Apple iOS
2 36 (57.14%) Android
3 2 (3.17%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
4 14 (22.22%) BDD
4 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 12 (19.05%) Black-Box Testing
6 11 (17.46%) Regression Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Open Source
7 10 (15.87%) Scrum
8 9 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 8 (12.70%) Manual Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Build Automation
11 5 (7.94%) User Stories
12 4 (6.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 10 (15.87%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) Ruby
4 4 (6.35%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) ISEB
1 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (41.27%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.59%) Apple
1 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £250 - 450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: 280-350 Per Day
Posted: 19 days ago